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Jets fans tends Lombardi's grave

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Evil ... Thy name is Orville Redenbacher!!, May 26, 2011.

  1. Cool little story about the self-designated caretaker of Vince Lombardi's grave..

    The puzzling thing is the comments from Deadspin (I know I know) which linked the article.
    Didn't Wright Thompson do the piece on Lombardi's house and speak to the daughter? Where do these abuse claims come from?
  2. sgreenwell

    sgreenwell Well-Known Member

    At least according to Wiki, which does have a couple citations for his entry, he probably wasn't the world's greatest dad but seemed to become aware of it later in life:

    But from this ESPN column from March 2011, it sounds like at least one of them had reconciled or never held that ill of feelings:

  3. fossywriter8

    fossywriter8 Active Member

    If yelling and tirades are abuse, we were all abused as kids, or should have been -- and deservedly so.
  4. sgreenwell

    sgreenwell Well-Known Member

    It's a fine line, and it's hard to know the difference in writing, I admit. Much like Potter Stewart, I get the feeling most people know it when they see it when it comes to abusive screaming and just frustration.
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